Yangzhou Gardens and Traditional Residences (Centenary Edition)
- A classic work of Chinese garden and architecture scholarship, revised and updated
- This edition features 50 new photographs by the author that have recently been discovered
Yangzhou, an historically important site in the Jiangsu province, is one of the most affluent cities in China. This book explores the historical background of Yangzhou gardens and traditional houses in detail, through architectural surveys that offer targeted research and analysis of garden and residential projects. From early on, Yangzhou underwent several economic booms and the rich material base provided great opportunities for its development in art and culture. The unique characteristics of Yangzhou gardens and houses are presented through a wealth of archival images, in addition to a text by the renowned Chinese academic Chen Congzhou.
Text in English and Chinese.
- Tongji University Press
- 8th Nov 2022
- Paperback / softback
- World excluding China
- 260 mm x 188 mm
- 368 Pages
- Name of series
- CHEN Congzhou - Chinese Classical Gardens and Residences